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Bonita, California - Basic Facts

The Bonita Census Designated Place had a population of 12,946 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Bonita is located at latitude 32.6732 and longitude -117.0061 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the Bonita Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 121 feet.

The Bonita Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407882) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Bonita Census Designated Place is located within San Diego CCD of San Diego County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bonita population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bonita, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,946
Daytime Population: Workers 2,077
Daytime Population: Residents 7,147
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,224
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 12,914
Population in Familes 11,246
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 2,581
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $93,133
Average Household Income $118,727
Per Capita Income $40,220


Total Housing Units 4,561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,179 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,218 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $632,487
Average Home Value $679,178


Total Households 4,397
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 3,444
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.44% 0.53%
Households 0.35% 0.47%
Families 0.53% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Bonita, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bonita to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 437 71st
Population Density # 528 65th
Diversity Index # 397 74th
Median Household Income # 226 85th
Per Capita Income # 355 77th

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